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Designing for privacy and related needs / Julie Stewart-Pollack and Rosemary Menconi.

By: Stewart-Pollack, Julie.
Contributor(s): Menconi, Rosemary.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Fairchild Publ., 2005Description: xviii, 248 p. : ill., plans ; 28 cm.ISBN: 1563673401.Subject(s): Interior Design | Architectural design -- Psychological aspects | Architecture -- Human factors | PrivacyDDC classification: 747.1 (729)
Contents:
Why study privacy -- The concept of privacy and its role in our lives -- Characteristics of physical environments that promote privacy -- Privacy and related needs in residential design -- Privacy and related needs in work environments -- Privacy and related needs in healthcare environments -- Privacy and related needs in hospitality design -- Age-specific considerations for privacy.
Review: "This book provides a synthesis of research, theory, and practical application to explore and examine the concept of privacy as a function of interior design responsibility. Filled with cutting-edge material, the text presents information in a straightforward manner. Privacy needs and solutions are examined for residential, healthcare, hospitality, and work environments. Age-specific privacy needs are also covered. Students learn that privacy is not a luxury experience but a basic and restorative human need that reduces stress, enhances self-identity and creativity, and enables people to better manage both personal activities and social interactions."--BOOK JACKET.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Ch. 1. Why study privacy -- Ch. 2. The concept of privacy and its role in our lives -- Ch. 3. Characteristics of physical environments that promote privacy -- Ch. 4. Privacy and related needs in residential design -- Ch. 5. Privacy and related needs in work environments -- Ch. 6. Privacy and related needs in healthcare environments -- Ch. 7. Privacy and related needs in hospitality design -- Ch. 8. Age-specific considerations for privacy.

"This book provides a synthesis of research, theory, and practical application to explore and examine the concept of privacy as a function of interior design responsibility. Filled with cutting-edge material, the text presents information in a straightforward manner. Privacy needs and solutions are examined for residential, healthcare, hospitality, and work environments. Age-specific privacy needs are also covered. Students learn that privacy is not a luxury experience but a basic and restorative human need that reduces stress, enhances self-identity and creativity, and enables people to better manage both personal activities and social interactions."--BOOK JACKET.

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